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1990 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1HGED3554L
Hi guys, i have a 1990 honda civic lx with tb injection. This vehicle originaly came to me failing the smog test with high hc at idle (353 ppm) but passing everything else. We recomended and performed a valve adjust (cold). After the valve adjust i retested th...
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L engine VIN: 4S2CM58W2W
I have this May of 98 Rodeo with a blown engine. The engine is type RLV dual over head cam. It has an RM6 Transmission. Customer purchased a 97 Rodeo with a 3.2 single over head cam engine. Engine type RLU. He would like this 97 engine installed in his 98 Rode...
2001 Kia Sephia 1.8L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12191
After timing belt replacement and tune-up, cust. says engine surges and loses power at times. Mostly during 55 mph steady cruise, and at times under accel. I was able to duplicate this condition one time. When it did happen, O2 volts were very low (lean), fue... Trouble codes: P0102 (Maf low), P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304
2003 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L air bag light VIN: KNDUP13193
Good afternoon to all,I have this 2003 Kia Sedona van that I have no idea where to start diagnosing.Van just purchased has sir light on code B1511 LF belt switch open code stored in memory (not listed as current when checking codes this am).Sorry Im not fimili...
2004 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L No Start VIN: KNADC16524
we attempted to reflash this computer a we cannot get it done. we are using snap-on pass through pro and so far we have taken two computer out. has anyone had good luck with the pass through pro from snap-on?
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4A3AK34Y6T
we replaced crank, reinstalled engine, now will not run unless fuel pump is disconnected, then it will run until pressure drops to zero. has good spark while cranking but will not start until you unplug pump then it starts right up. we checked for leaking inje...
2007 Mitsubishi Endeavor SE 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 4A4MN21S57
We have a very bad lifter noise in this unit. We have tried changing oil [ twice]. We have tried useing a motor flush and still alot of lifter noise, we even tried reving the motor and it at a high idle and then it come down and held it at a lower idle and sti...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D2Y
When cold car will not run or accelerate bogs out and stalls after warmed up works better but not 100%,O2 sensors seem ok,Throttle position within perameters,mass air flow ok according to my scan tool Trouble codes: P0171
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3NICB51D5Y
Hello, This Sentra GXE has Distributor less Ing. After a cold soak 5 hrs or so. It will start ok, but then will immediately start to blubber then stall. It restarts fine. and usually after the first restart it will run normally with no issues. I have cleaned t...
1999 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C1X
Vehicle in question has returned and undergone diagnosis. With scan tool showing live data, the speed value from ECU is at 0mph. Technician pinned out connector E9 terminal 22 (violet/yel) wire at the ECU with graphing multimeter. This value showed to be 80mV ... Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle Speed Sensor Circuit)
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBRT3418Y
vehical came into shop,was at auto zone and they told cust that he had code p1128,idle motor was bad and cust replaced motor himself.veh also had p1126 when i checked for codes, that was corrected by pluging in connector.veh does not idle or idle up with a/c.I... Trouble codes: P1128 (Thottle motor)
2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR3T210
Please help driving me nuts.This car came in with a po171 & po300.Cust. complaint is after hot soak vehicle is hard to start and feels like it won`t except fuel.Also check engine light.We found service bull for intake gasket leak.Replaced gasket problem still ... Trouble codes: P0171

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2007 Isuzu N NPR-HD 5.2L converter? VIN: JALC4B1627
Thanks for the replies. I pulled the valvebody to look for any sucked in valvebody gaskets or anything that would point to fluid crossfeeding. Didn't see anything pop out, so I swapped transmissions and converters and all is well. Thanks again.
2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L Ok VIN: 4F2CZ96105
found 2 coils whent bad and toke the computer with it so we had to replace both thank you for all your help in this matter
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Sunroof VIN: 4A3AC44G71
The replies all gave suggestions to sync the sunroof. I tried them but did not get the roof synced. My next step was to suggest replacing the sunroof motor. Customer declined.
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BH635X1
After giving it back to the customer they drove for a few weeks with out trouble untill yesterday, it was really acting up, so I decided to start over but this time I decided to watch the fuel pump amp wave form- I.E. because amperage equals pressure. Then, wh...
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